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Oct 18, 2012 11:30am PDT
are gearing up. local performers warming up along with kira klapper who joins us live from candlestick park. >> reporter: it is still early about six hours unlt there is pf excitement going on to be had on and off the field. joe sets up herv campsite as she has since 1987. >> well, i met my husnd in 1960, so that's when i became a 9ers fa husband drive two hours from merced county for this and turn it into a three-day vacation after sunday's crushing loss to the giants they haven't given up hope they say losing is not an option they have their long running rituals. >> we always wear our 49 shirts and put up our decorations. >> reporter: other fans will be treated to the talents of locals. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> reporter: fremont native prepares for her first time singing the national anthem. >> it feels amazing. i love sports, i love the 9ers and i love to sing so it is a great way to marry all of those interests into one. >> reporter: the 9ers noise drum and horn line warms up to get the fans fired up. something tells me that won't take much. the good ws is the fun isn't over yet.
KOFY
Oct 8, 2012 11:30am PDT
reprehensible video insulting islam, despite ministration's attempts to convince of us of that. >> reporter: the romney campaign is trying to reverse the tide on this issue. the republican contender used today's speech to keep up his criticism of the obama administration. romney had a swagger. he's riding a wave of momentum after last week's debate. latest poll taken after the denver show count has the race tied at 47 among registered voters. president obama had a five point advantage in the three days leading in th debate theame poll found voters ovwhelngly sd romy won't debate, the biggest debate win ever recorded by gallup. bigger than clinton's 42 point margin over bush.4!zf[ç in los angeles last night musicians lent their support. mr. obama thanked the performers and threw in a not so subtle reference to his debate performance. >> the president: theyerfor flawlely, night aft nit. i can't always say the same. reporter: with the polls tightening the pressure is on vice president biden who squares off against ryan thursday night. karen travers, abc news, washington. >>> sena
KOFY
Oct 2, 2012 9:00pm PDT
that doesn't change anything. come and work with us to change the policies and procedures. >>reporter: crowd continued to shout down the council for about an hour before city councilman reid handed over his cope of the police report to blue ford parents. there it is in hisrtz hand. late this afternoon the police chief had released the report to the family who is now suing the city. the lawyer burris says the family persistence worked. hear from him tonight at 11 over on channel 7. >>> staying in oakland. police are questioning 3 people tonight after another fatal shooting. the city fifth homicide in less than 24 hours time. it happened this afternoon on the 1500 block of 57th avenue. one man was pronounced dead at the scene and 3 people have been detained for questioning. this morning officers responded to double homicide that was on 72 street near international boulevard. police say 2 men were shot to death while sitting in a van. 2 other men were kill in serate gun aacksastlast nigh nigh > inan mateo tonight precutor link spect in chd molestati casat park si elementary school to anh
KOFY
Oct 16, 2012 12:00am PDT
not be good for us. taking one split and going st. louis and win on the road we are a good road team. >>reporter: well, game 3 1:00 p.m. on wednesday. wouldn't be surprised if somel in sick that day to watch it on tv. live in san francisco, lillian kim, abc 7 news. >> some fans maybe some reporters there lil i don't know. thanks very much. nasty job. >>> now she will be at work i know. just as soon as fans got out of the game it was just grid lock. here you see south bound highway 101 backing up. major crash involving number of injuries blocked traffic for hours. all lanes are now reopened. >> you need to win 4 games out of 7 to take the championship series so the next 3 games are all in santa louis. game 3 lillian said is this wednesday starts at 1:07 pacific time. thursday game 4 starts at 5:07 pacific time. night game. on friday game 5 also began 5:07 pacific time. >>> port of oakland hired outside help to investigate its stripper scandal. recently rae leased public records show maritime operation director james kwan spent 4500 dollars at huh stop strip club back in 2008. kwan pos
KOFY
Oct 26, 2012 11:30am PDT
children. katie marzullo joins us from the newsroom. family use to live and work here. >> reporter: the family used to live in san francisco noe valley they bought their home last year and now they live in manhattan the scene of a horrible tragedy. on 75th street nanny on a stretcher being rushed to a hospital. the children in her care appear to be breathing as they were rushed to the hospital but were pronounced dead on arrival. their mother having discovered two of her children stabbed to death in the bathtub was escorted under a white sheet with her only surviving child. >> she is crying out, what am i going to do with my rest of my life. i have no children. >> they had been at swimming lessons and came home to a dark apartment. >> they had gone out >> reporter: the father, kevin a former yahoo executive was a business trip. police met him at j.f.k. airport with the horrific news. police say after the nanny stabbed the children she slit her throat in a suicide attempt. she worked with the family for about a year. they hired her after the youngest was born. they traveled to the d
KOFY
Oct 23, 2012 9:00pm PDT
frequently used app in there then they will fair up instantly. >>reporter: new product news the fact apple unveiled fourth generation full size i-pad with faster chip. apple says they will start taking on line orders for the new i-pad mini on friday. in san jose, david louie abc 7 news. >> well apple wall street is giving apple a mixed review tonight. stock was down at the opening bell and fell even further once the i-pad mini was announced. apple finished minus 20 dollars a share today. exceeded its 50,000 dollar fundraising goal in a matter of hours. it is called my motel 0and it's a small wearable camera designed to snap a photo every 30 seconds then sink with app to organize the pictures that an easily accessible digital diary. idea is people don't realize a moment was special until long after the fact. so wouldn't it be nice the idea guess to record pretty much everything? just in case. concept is called life logging. it's not new but they may most practical application of it to date. expect the device next year for under 300 dollars. >>> well giants merchandise another hot item
KOFY
Oct 9, 2012 11:30am PDT
protests against various policies, from the use of drones in pakistan, to the federal crackdown on marijuana. >> the president: i love you back thank yu everybody! >> reporter: the esident ended the day at a concert for 6,000 supporters at the auditorium tickets started at $200 per person. he alluded to his debate last week. >> the president: i had a bunch of of folks come to me, don't be so polite, don't be so nice. [ cheering ] president -- >> the president: but i want evybody to understand something, what was being prente wasn't leaderip, at's sasmansh. [ cheering ] >> the president: and we cannot afford another round of tax cuts for the wealthy. >> reporter: mr. obama has raise add average of three million dollars from his previous trips here. he may need all the money he can get, because his visit to san francisco came on the day that the pew foundation released national survey wch showed romneyeading him by three percentage points. his next stop, ohio. vic lee, abc7 news. >>> mitt romney is in iowa this morning, moments ago during a rally he slammed president obama for talkin
KOFY
Oct 19, 2012 11:30am PDT
weekend, friday night to monday morning. kira klapper, news that. >>> don't -- don't forget to use our free waze traffic app. you can download from it the itunes app store. we have more information on abc7news.com/waze. >>> breaking news, the entire texas a&m campus is being evacuated now they received a campus-wide bomb threat this morning. the order is posted on the university's website we have live aerials coming in now. the website directs all students, faculty on staff to evacuate immediately and not use a vehicle all classes are cancelled. we'll update you on this story. >>> san francisco police arrested one and looking for another after the men allegedly fired at officers during a high speed chase. police say they tried to make a traffic stop around 2 a.m. it ended two blocks away wheng( the speeding vehicle ran a red light and smashed into a taxi at eddy and franklin. one man shot at police during pursuit driver of the taxi only suffered minor injury. >>> richmond man who prosecutors say instigated the gang rape of a teenaged girl will be sentenced to 32 years under the plea th
KOFY
Oct 5, 2012 9:00pm PDT
avery >> embarcadero from washington street northward, avoid. >> it will take awhile for to us get through traffic. >> tomorrow won't be like this. >> this is crazy but we'll take public transportation. >> giant play off game just one of many events turning this weekend into traffic mess for the city of san francisco. big event big crowd. 1 million visitors expected to kilometer into the city this wednesday. america's cup. world series. along the embarcadero hardly strictly blue grass festival in golden gate park. giants have my off games at 6:30 p.m. both saturday and sunday. lus the castro street fair and ilian heritage parade on sunday and that doesn't even include fleet week. >> that's always a thrill. blue angel practicing over san francisco this afternoon for the show this weekend. 7 news with a look at all of the hoopla going on around here. wayne? >>reporter: all right san francisco. are you ready? >> ready for what? >>reporter: if she really needs to know. she should ask george. >> i have fleet week. i have the boat race on sunday. fr frainers playing sunday. i have the gi
KOFY
Oct 31, 2012 12:00am PDT
. take us through it. >> dan and carolyn, santa clara s.w.a.t had the suspect holed up and surrounded in the white apartment come plek -- complex right behind me. an hour ago the man walked out and gave up. this all started around 3:00 with an armed bank robbery about three miles away in san jose. as soon as police realized the suspect was in one of the apartment units, they immediately started evacuating the residents. in all six people were rushed to safety and police negotiators took over from there. >> within the last two hours approximately, we were able to have some two-way dialogue with the suspect until he successfully and safely surrendered. >> reporter: gore yaiters -- negotiators threw a phone through a window and used it to talk to him. sat this time san jose police have not released the name of the suspect who they believe robbed the bank of the west at 2200 business circle. again an armed robbery suspect who was holed up for several hours gave up peacefully and six residents were safely evacuated from that apartment building. alan wang, reporting live in santa clara, abc7 n
KOFY
Oct 26, 2012 9:00pm PDT
. former neighbors of the crime family are just stunned by the tragic news. family used to live in san francisco valley and the father is a former yahoo executive. vick lee has more. >>reporter: kevin and marina crime former home is necessary eled in a quiet well manicured neighborhood in noe valley. neighborhood of refurbished victorian homes. the crime lived in the 2 bedroom 2 bath house for about 6 years before selling it in july of last year. >> i remember that he had gotten a job and they were going to move to new york. >>reporter: lynn lives around the block. she remembers kevin and marina and 2 of the 3 children. 6-year-old lucy and 3-year-oldness not killed. she never met 2-year-old leo who may have just been born around the time they moved. >> they were definitely nice people. he was a techie. they bought a house small victorian and spent a lot of time fixing it and making it just right. >>reporter: she also met the grandparents who rented the inlaw apartment during a brief stay. she didn't know at the time that their son was kevin crime. >> they mentioned that the children li
KOFY
Oct 9, 2012 9:00pm PDT
admirers. mark ream and lopez spoke to us outside. >> i am so happy with all the support. i hope the mayor and supervisors listen to the people because this is the message. >> it's culmination after 10 months of what has been an amazing ordeal agonizing to our family and to the san francisco family, frankly. >>reporter: meeting started promptly at 2 with packed chamber and standing room only at 2 overflow rooms. first the ethic commission president spoke about the members decision in august. >> by 4-1 vote the commission decided that the mayor had sustained the charges of official misconduct on the basis of the physicalbuse from the sheriff. >>reporter: deputy city attorney kaiser presented the mayor case. asking the supervisors to uphold his suspension. >> the sheriff in his testimony to them deliberately minimized and sanitized his account of the events of december 31. that he was not truthful. that he was not forthcoming. >>reporter: attorney david wagner represented mirkarimi. who sat in a corner of the chambers listening intently. >> punishment does not fit the crime. mirkarimi didn't
KOFY
Oct 11, 2012 11:30am PDT
grave used by infamous murderers. >> reporter: police tell me they are feeling guarded. they've been looking for this girl for 24 years, they've had leads before but they feel like they owe it to michaela and her family to find out what happened to her. now her family is waiting to hear news from a crime lab. sharon had a feeling for the past month that something was about to happen. she predicted on her blog last year that her daughter would be found in 2012. she was still shocked to hear the investigation has recently focused on the speed freak killers. >> his victims were primarily adults and michaela was a child so i tended to dismiss it i ignored that investigation all along. >> reporter: monday she go the call that a bone found at the site where wesley shermantine and loren herzog buried their victims is a child's bone police are getting it tested to see if it belongs to michaela garecht. >> if this is michaela, it breaks my heart she is laying in that place all this time. >> reporter: she was 8 when she and a friend went for snacks a man grabbed her and drove away with her she
KOFY
Oct 17, 2012 11:30am PDT
marzullo joins us live from pier 80. >> reporter: the catamaran was towed overnight. we've been watching all morning since 7:30 this tedious protest of righting the upside down boat and getting it out of the water. last check the crew hadn't decided how they were going to do that. divers moved quietly around the ac-72 oracle team u.s.a.'s massive catamaran this morning it looked more like a submarine than a racing yacht. >> i call it destroyed in several piece. >> reporter: he's talking about the wing or fixed sail. you can see the splintered remains in this video from sky 7 hd. he wasn't on the boat but describes what happened. >> dangerous maneuver in these catamarans is go if up wind point of sail to down wind that's what the guys were doing. >> reporter: now oracle is without its biggest, fastest boat. because there is a defending america's cup champions they don't have any other competitions between now and 2013. >> hopefully we can get things fixed and we have a second boat coming next spring. i think at the end of the day we'll be in good shape. >> reporter: optimistic outlook as
KOFY
Oct 12, 2012 12:00am PDT
. they used robot to find the bomb in the house. they then placed them in the middle of the street, surrounded them with sand bags and detonated them. them. >> fire in the >> probably not going to bring a house down with it but certainly if it was around something that was flackable, if it had gone off and proximity of human being or some living creature sunshine has enough power to kill someone. or at least seriously maim them.so they are dangerou dangerous. we are not going to find crate or in the middle of the street but could kill and maim people. >> the bomb squad detonated a second set of becomes but that took place in the back. and we were unable to see it. police not releasing the identity of the person they say was manufacturing these explosive did he advises. all they are saying is that he's a man in his 50's. he is under arrest and charged with felony. live in vallejo, abc 7 news. >> all right lil i don't know thank you. >> now to tonight vice-presidential debate and tough and testy exchange. >> joe bind and paul ryan head to head on wide range of issue issues. mark matt
KOFY
Oct 4, 2012 11:30am PDT
overcast is with us we'll peek out into sunshine in parts of the bay san francisco i should say. weather is next. >>> also, the humanitarian side of the military. why local officials climbed onboard a navy ship today. >>> later, helping victims of >>> later, helping victims of domestic vi did you know dentures are ten times softer than natural teeth and can be easily scratched? they may also have surface pores, where odor-causing bacteria can grow. that's why dentures require special care. make polident® part of your daily routine. polident's unique microclean formula cleanses gently. it releases antimicrobial agents, including active oxygen, to kill ninety-nine-point-nine percent of odor causing bacteria and reduce plaque. for a cleaner, fresher, brighter denture, use polident® everyday. this has been medifacts for polident®. >>> look up in the skies this afternoon over the bay and you might spot the blue angels. this is a live picture of the amphibious assault ship docked along the embarcadero in san francisco where the mayor officially welcomed the navy's arrival where amy hollyfie
KOFY
Oct 26, 2012 12:00am PDT
through a window. i'm only going to use this in case of an emergency. that's it. and that's nothing else. >>reporter: you have no plans of bricking into any of the business window. >> no. none whatsoever. >>reporter: police say several ac transit buses have been diverted from parts of downtown oakland and frank ogawa plaza but so far no reports of vandalism and only one arrest. we are told the group has dwindled down to 60 but police will be monitoring them throughout the night. reporting live in downtown oakland, abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> oakland police will get some help in a few week. highway patrol is reloaning personnel to oakland with the crime rate up 20 percent from last year. stockton gets help as well. chp officers will aswiss patrol and traffic enforcement in high crime area. >> county coroner office says the dental records helped identify the body of girl who washed ashore at the state beach on sunday. 16-year-old katie chu of richmond has been run away since last month. authorities are waiting for toxicology reports to determine the cause of death. she was a senior at alb
KOFY
Oct 10, 2012 12:00am PDT
legs, ribs, a neck and a punctured lung. >> the doctors have told us this is something that is really serious. we have a good support system. our family is our support. >> the suv was going at least 60 miles an hour in a 25 mile an hour zone beforeclipping a car and then running over those three pedestrians. the suv flipped and ended up on its side in front of a house. >> i hear that audi very loud. trying to run the red light and clipped the curb and plowed right into them. >> two men in the suv took off running. one of them, 22-year-old michael james ratliff returned claiming to be the driver. police say they smelled alcohol on his breath. the family wants the other man to turn himself in soon. >> a person laying for dead. it is horrible. >> it is horrible. police say the other person they are looking for from the suv may have an outstanding warrant. the other woman seriously hurt was not identified, but is expected to survive her injuries . >>> a teenager suffered life-threatening stab wounds after a violent fight in san francisco's mission district. police found the 17-year-old gi
KOFY
Oct 4, 2012 9:00pm PDT
used to seeing prices drop, sudden surge is making a dent in the pocket book. many folk are wondering when it will get better. >> makes me want to pay more attention to the presidential election coming up. so i want to see what they have to say on the >>reporter: one more note. experts say we can expect gas prices to continue to climb for the time being. >>> there is a new leader of the catholic church for 3 bay area counties tonight. >> i'm humble by the confidence that pope benedict xvith has placed in me. >> that is the new archbishop of san francisco. installation was a moment of pomp and protest. vl lee ann has the story. >>reporter: mood outside the ka that he had rall was festiv festive. hundreds of catholic came to witness the installation of the new leader in san francisco. >> i think it's a big day for catholics. all the bay area. yes. >>reporter: escorted by security officers the priest waved to people waiting outside the cathedral. he followed tradition as he entered through the bronze doors. not everyone was allowed to witness the ceremony. only those pre-selected and wit
KOFY
Oct 1, 2012 9:00pm PDT
passengers. >> i had to grab the rails and big bang, cars flying over. they came and told us we need to get ot. it' uncle how fast the traiwasravelg but it tk verahundrefeet for it to finally stop. he witnessed the accident and he said it glide order one wheel before it tipped over. >> i saw people with broken arms and broken legs, babies looking like dirt balls. dirt in tir ear chp officials sa the big rig iver an seven passenrs wer all taken to t hospital. theyre in go condition. investigators say the passengers injured range in age from 3 months old to the elderly. >> dan: literally we heard of sad news in san mateo. they found one of two fishermen that went missing yesterday. it happened off the san mateo coastline. 18 foot boat was a mile offshore when it was hit by a big wave and flipped over. two survivors made it to the shore and did phone for help. the two men presumed dead were not wearing life jackets. relatives town the body on a nearby beach. >>> two people were hurt after a crash crashed into the zen restaurant in pleasant hill. they are expected to be okay. the restaur
KOFY
Oct 19, 2012 12:00am PDT
agree with the policy and if they think it's okay they couldn't really answer us. they just said it's a national policy and we are following a policy. >>reporter: the petition came from an on license mobilization effort started by ryan's mom to get support for her son. >> and new tonight. executive director of the port of oakland has been put on paid leave. that's the result of ongoing investigation into allegations of improper expenditure. omar benjamin and other top officials of the port come under scrutiny lately including marine director james kwan. kwan 4500 dinner tab at strip club in houston looked at very closely. 2 meetings have been held in the past week to address questionable spending practices. >>> south bay doctor suspected of trading prescriptions for sex and money was in court today. dr. marvin bonnie ham was the medical director of the valley health plan. he didn't enter a plea. his attorney needs more time to review the case. bonnie ham faces 18 felony drug charges. his attorney did rae least statement that says despite the recent sensational comment about his arrest
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Oct 1, 2012 11:30am PDT
. >> t.j. winick joins us with the stunning bombshells dropped. >> reporter: this book is certainly a tell-all. his successes, failures, schwarzenegger says he wouldn't have had it any other way. as his new book hits stores, arnold schwarzenegger is for the first time talking the scandal that tore apart his family. >> it is just one of the disastrous situations that i've created and the worst thing that i've ever done. >> worst thing you have done? worst secret? >> just the worst thing because it hurt so many people. >> reporter: the one-time world , governor and action movie star told "good morning america" about the fair he had with his house keeper in which he fathered a son joseph now 14 born days after his wife gave birth to their youngest son. first he lied to his wife. then came clean when confronted by her in couples therapy. joseph's mother mildred continued to work in the stphez schwarzenegger house. >> it is worse when you start getting rid of people because it is like punishing somebody for having been in situation so that's the best way i could handle it. >> reporter: he
KOFY
Oct 31, 2012 11:30am PDT
stopped. >> cheryl: that was lyanne melendez reporting. joining us is what is being done to combat bullying. jeanie saunders, safety manager for the alameda county office of education. i just want to start quickly. you were bullied yourself? >> i was. it goes back to that experience, i can still think of the words that the students used to bully me. i talk with other adults. >> cheryl: so it lasts a long time? >> it does. >> cheryl: you are committed to this issue. what are school administrators doing? >> school administrators start by creating policies. having clear and consistent policies and procedures for bullying. it's really the best way to start the conversation. you have to have students understand what the school's stance is on bullying. to talk about bullying and studentsnow what to do when they are bullied and they know how to report. >> cheryl: how do teachers identify bullying? how does that work? >> teachers need to be trained to identify bullying. i think sometimes people think bullying is just teasing go and rite of passage and it's okay to bully. we need to underst
KOFY
Oct 10, 2012 11:30am PDT
of his hand. they tell us this fire is still under investigation and they are searching for a cause and/or engine of where the fire started. right now -- shop owners have shown up all day, firefighters have kept this area blocked, many are east their shops for the first me. ni smi, abcnews > i noh rimond firefitersre trying to figure out if lightning sparked this fire at an industrial business yard around 2:00 this morning near giant road. equipment, vehicles and wood pallets were fully engulfed. fire department ys there was lightning bere callame in >>>ight nowan ancio sherif ros miarimis gettin ready ta bac h job after being reinstated last night. early they are year he pleaded guilty in a domestic violence case and is still on probation and undergoing 52 weeks of classes. terry mcsweeney joins us with more. >> repter: anyone eecting sheriff mirkarimi to be behind his desk at 8:00 calling the shots would be disappointed. he was on the job two months circumstance spended more than six, he has a lot of catching up. take a look at board of supervisors meeting last night it went on fo
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Oct 18, 2012 9:30pm PDT
. joining us is what is being done to combat bullying. jeanie saunders, safety manager for the alameda county office of education. i just want to start quickly. you were bullied yourself? >> i was. it goes back to that experience, i can still think of the words that the students used to bully me. i talk with other adults. >> cheryl: so it lasts a long time? >> it does. >> cheryl: you are committed to this issue. what are school administrators doing? >> school administrators start by creating policies. having clear and consistent policies and procedures for bullying. it's really the best way to start the conversation. you have to have students understand what the school's stance is on bullying. to talk about bullying and students know what to do when they are bullied and they know how to report. >> cheryl: how do teachers identify bullying? how does that work? >> teachers need to be trained to identify bullying. i think sometimes people think bullying is just teasing go and rite of passage and it's okay to bully. we need to understand the convinces of bullying. it's beyond teasing, it i
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Oct 11, 2012 12:00am PDT
bone found in one of the mass graves used by the man known as the speed freak killers. we will hear from the missing girl's mother. you may recall that she was kidnapped in 1988. she was nine years old at the time. on monday, hayward police told makayla's mother that one of the bones pulled from a mass gravesite could be hers. the gravesite was used by the speed freed killers. this is the first time the police have seemed this certain over the past two decades. >> i have shed plenty of tears the last few days with the idea that it could be her. i would like to have a resolution. if makayla died, then i want to know that. it just feels it might actually be. might be the answer. >> the bone in question is about three inches long. investigators september it along with the remains of another victim to that victim's family. they decided it just didn't match and had it tested at chico state. it turns out that bone likely is from a girl age five to 13 years of age. hayward police are now running dna tests to determine if it belonged to makayla. that's the question. they issued an apology f
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Oct 5, 2012 11:30am PDT
$6 per gallon. lines bringing back pheplg res for those of us remember gaslines years gone by. people are not concerned about the time i talked to them, they don't care. a lot of first timers trying to get in while the getting is good. a few days ago $4.29 would have been no b today it is a good deal among the lowest in the bay area. so good sandy is willing to wait to fill his tank but he's not happy. >> just a matter of we are going to sak you a little more and you know, they don't care. >> reporter: prices have jumped say experts because of drop in supply caused by richmond refinery fire last month and pipeline problems in southern california. some weren't buying that. >> i think its outrageous. i'm not sure what the reason is for that. i don't believe what is being purported. >> reporter: in menlo park although turnout -- low turnout at shell because of prices $5.505 -- regular unleaded so many fives the owner had to use upside down twos. >> i thought i need to get where i'm going i come in like i do once a week and fill up and i unfortunately, i don't pay attention to pri
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Oct 22, 2012 11:30am PDT
momentum and we are hope. other than that we don't have anything going for us. >> reporter: as for tickets, giants' executives say sometimes the opposing team will turn in tickets they say they will get those on the website as soon as possible keep checking there. there's distributors online the cheapest seats were for about $130. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> dry now. what do you think? >> you want to dress for the warmth or warmly not for the warmth, temperatures will be in the 50s possibility of drizzle one the sunsets even a chance of shower towards the end of the game. can't take umbrellas to at&t park. clouds don't look impressive now we still have two or three more chances of rain. >>> new warning about the health dangers of >>> lance armstrong's name is no longer in the history books for winning seven tour de france titles. today he was stripped of all his titles. t.j. winick has more. >> reporter: cycling's governing body made it official lance armstrong will be stripped of his seven titles and banned from the sport for life. >> lance armstrong has no place in cycling so
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Oct 3, 2012 11:30am PDT
because of two things: number one air mass is moving away from us hot air mass big cooling trend where we could drop 10 to 15° in an hour is where we get sutherly winds we don't have them yet other the next hour or two that is going to develop. we'll show you how much temperatures will drop in a few minutes. >>> the bay aner is under a heat we've, nothing hotter -- than the a base to play for the division title. there's new word of a possible deal to keep the team in oakland. >> terry mcsweeney joins us live from the coliseum. . ho are fs reacting to this? >> repter: tryin t talk wifan today about a few year lease agrment is like trying to talk to my 11-year-old son about college so far in the distance, don't bother me right here we have season ticket holders waiting to get in the coliseum which just opened up. these folks are here and now. >> . the line was long for those opening to root the a's on. so long, some didn't get tickets at 9 a.m. we found a couple in line having breakfast. >> oakland fan spirit. >> we got muffins too. >> reporter: the chronicle is reporting the a's and co
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Oct 14, 2012 9:00pm PDT
video that we were able to watch. apartment managers did not let us use it on air but it help them determine what happened. >> at one point in the video, a dark subject that is efltly fell broke the railing that is here and landed basically where we're standing right now. >> reporter: police believe the college student was hanging from two pieces of wood en rail. they say alcohol was involved. >> it indicated he had been drinking but not how much. we are not going to do a toxicology report. >> residents we talked to the fall caused the commotion in the whole complex. >> i was laying in bed. i heard teishgh her, oh, please, god. >> there are often alcohol fueled parts in this complex, something they say they are used to because of student residents. >> there are roommates under age and roommates that are over age. >> at the moment police say they are not focusing on alcohol use by a minor. >> our biggest concern there was not any foul play involved. he wasn't pushed or anything like that took place prior to this happening. >> apartment managers say they don't condone underage drinki
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Oct 29, 2012 11:30am PDT
causing a ripple effect for bay area travelers. kira klapper joins us from san francisco international with more. >> reporter: 150 flights through sfo are cancel now. it is only expected to get worse for bay area travelers as the week progresses and hurricane sandy strengthens. hurricane sandy is already making enemies. >> this was my first time flying. i feel like flying is horrible and i don't want to do it again. >> reporter: 18-year-old rebecca's flight new jersey of yesterday from new jersey was delayed turning what should have been a six hour trip into 11 hours then missed her connection to burbank. >> most of us missed our flight because it got here at 11. >> reporter: 150 flights, 75 departures and 75 arrivals in and out of sfo cancelled, leaving thousands of customers stranded since the cancellations began yesterday. >> what we are seeing today is a full cancellation of essentially all flying to and from the major east coast cities. this includes washington, d.c. airports, new york airports and boston as well. >> reporter: passengers are urged to check before com
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Oct 12, 2012 9:00pm PDT
talked to us on camera on the condition we conceal their identities. they stressed that delays can take a toll on saving lives. >> for those l decrease with every single second. when it gets into minutes it becomes not recoverable. >> it doesn't end up with a glaring result but in this case it certainly has. >>reporter: city officials annual that 17 18, 18 minutes is typical response time for a call such as this the goal is 11 mini. that doesn't take into account how firefighters must stage a block or 2 away until a police officer gives the all clear. >> extremely frustrating. we are trained and from the day we start training to save lives. help people. to sit there with idle hands is excruciating at times. >>reporter: while the firefighters waited the victim died. this the will underscore the fact that paramedic may prevent from doing the job because of regulation. and the fire department rules bar them from entering into a potentially dangerous situation until a police officer declares the scene safe. in san jose, david louis abc 7 news. >> federal trade commission is considering crac
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Oct 24, 2012 9:00pm PDT
at the police department is a dirty cop. it hurts the community. it hurts us as an organization. it's wrong. >> reporter: correa says recent pay cuts and pension reform measures have angered many officers and says the cheaters feel entitled to work the system. >> i worry about the officers going in there, because there is probably a bunch of people like me that just want to do the right thing... and they're -- they're on thin ice. >> reporter: a representative from the city attorney's office says it has reviewed the complaint and has found correa's claim to be unsubstantiated and will aggressively defend the lawsuit n. san jose, corina rust. >> barnes & nobles is warning customers that credit and debit information has been stolen. the nation's largest retail book seller says burglars planted bugs in 63 stores across the country. six of the stores are in the bay area. the company says only one p.i.n. pad was hacked at each of the 63 stores. abc news pierre thomas explains tonight how it works. >> reporter: today, barnes & nobles announced it has been the victim of a massive, soph
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Oct 17, 2012 9:00pm PDT
oakland. 89 in inland east bay locations. 92 in ukiah. this will be with us for another day. as a result rising temperatures and very low humidity and gusty winds. we have a red flag warning for high fire danger warning until 8:00 in the morning for east bay mountains. winds will be out of north gusting to 20-30 miles an hour. relative humidity is winds quite low. but it will diminish the risk a little bit later in the seven-day forecast. >> dan: we're going to turn your attention to a south bay doctor in serious trouble with the law. doctor marvin bonham used to help run the county health insurance for n santa clara county. he left last week. he is accused of supplying drugs to minors and trading prescription drugs for cash, but that may not be all. the story tonight from reporter david louie. >> reporter: this is booking photo of 61-year-old marvin bonham. he was the medical director of the santa clara county medical health plan. he was writing a lot of prescriptions. >> he had prescription drug 29 of primarily oxycontin and oxycodone. >> reporter: investigators say he written present
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Oct 21, 2012 9:00pm PDT
multiple callers sag there was disturbance at the res debs behind us her and two men were fighting and breaking out windows in front of the house and trying to set the house on fire. >> when police responded to the smoky home after 1:30 a.m. theyen counterts 28-year-old jason uncooperative and nude. police say that's what jeremiah, 29 appeared also make with a loaded rifle. he put the barrel of the rifle to an officer's stomach. >> another officer saw this and fired, discharged his weapon at the man. >> jeremiah was pronounced dead at nearby kaiser hospital. jason is now in custody. after that altercation, the fire engulfed the home. vallejo fire department responded and quickly extinguished it. then officers uncovered a gruesome twist after following a trail of blood. >> they went around the back of the house to check and they usually found three pets that were slaughtered in the backyard >> while investigators still don't know what led to this late night violent rampage, one maybe tells me he thinks it was a lovers quarrel gone too far. he said the two men were a couple and that
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Oct 23, 2012 11:30am PDT
now in san jose. cornell bernard joins us live with the big questions the price and the features. >> reporter: we are still waiting for the price. there is a frenzy here in downtown san jose. apple fans have been waiting a very longtime this morning we are getting our first look at the new ipad mini it was unveiled a few minutes ago in true apple fashion was kept a closely guarded secret, until now. the 7 inch. pad, apple calls it more than a shrunken down regular version of the ipad. this one is thin, has a high resolution screen, large enough to hold in your hand. tech experts say the new device will give competing products like kindle fire a run for its money. >> come holiday season, consumer goes into a store or online and looking at options. right now amazon and google have tablets that you can buy for less than $200. apple have that. if they can narrow that gap on price they give peep more reason to buy an apple product. >> reporter: apple announced new lighter version of the its mac book and i-mac. experts say the ipad mini could be $250 to $350. as far as sales apple says
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Oct 16, 2012 11:30am PDT
of after the game we will give away $49,000 to someone who likes us on our facebook page. >>> it is time for round two in the presidential debate. president obama and mitt romney are in new york tonight for the only town hall-style meet-up leading up to the election. t.j. winick joins us live with the latest. >> reporter: president obama certainly has work to do even he admits that first debate did not go well for him. mitt romney needs to keep the pressure on. he also needs to interact well with audience members. president obama has been prepping for tonight's debate this virginia golf resort. he left his clubs at the white house trying to send a message he's all business. >> how are you feelinging about tonight? president fabulous. >> reporter: in massachusetts mitt romney's prep partner likes his candidates chances. >> great. >> reporter: tonight brings one age only town hall-style debate both taking questions from the audience, all undecided voters. the format has inspired memorial -- memorable campaign moments. >> i'm exhausted of defending you. >> reporter: romney has to knock
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Oct 30, 2012 11:30am PDT
got in the boat and went down there >> reporter: firefighters rescued dozens trapped, using that boat. damage widespread in connecticut and new jersey where families are trapped in their flooded homes. >> we are trying to do is save as many lives as is possible. >> reporter: snow is falling in eight states, ohio, pennsylvania and west virginia where they may get up to three feet. millions are without power throughout the region, including all of manhattan south of 34th street. it could be more tan a week before this region recovers from -- sandy. we did learn the new york stock exchange will be reopening tomorrow. brandi hitt, abc news. >>> pg&e is sending more than 150 workers to new york. bay area crews will depart in the next couple of days. six red cross volunteers from the bay area are helping in the relief efforts and more may be sent once the airlines get back on schedule. >>> mike is tracking the storm live in the weather center. >>> no two hurricanes are alike. this was the storm surge. the others -- this was the real teal when it came to the storm surge trying to pump a
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Oct 25, 2012 9:00pm PDT
large national audience major league baseball has been using these games as platforms for broader theme. last night it was cancer. tonight the sacrifice of american veterans. wayne has that story. >> let's step from the world series for just a few minutes because at the veteran hospital in san francisco major league baseball did today. >> i love the giants. >>reporter: but denise who served 20 years in the air force has severe neck pain and down the hall randall wilson had only daytime television to distract him. until this morning. >> bud selig run a bell. >> yes. >>reporter: well twhees came to visit today. commissioner of baseball along with larry bear of the giants and retired clark and perry as part of a program to say thanks to american veterans everywhere. >> there you go. >> there you go. >> thanks. have a good day. >> thank you for all your service. >> when you think these people have done and sacrifices they have made for us, for this country, we want to properly honor them. do as much as we can. >> here's world series baseball for you. >> oh, thank you sir. >>reporter:
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Oct 3, 2012 9:00pm PDT
so, anything else we can do for you, let us know. but you'll keep it to yogurt, right? 'cause we shouldn't really help with your love life. yoplait. it is so good! >>> shielding his eyes injuries waits for it. >> we have been surprising everybody all year so why not keep on doing it? >> the little team that could. the oakland a's sweep the texas rangers to win the al west championship. it is being called a magical season. and for the throngs of a's fans the magic has just begun. the highlights coming up here. first developing news out of san jose. a man shot by san mateo sheriff's deputies forcing cal tran to shut down some trains during the investigation. happened at 5:30 near autumn and jullian streets. officers received calls about someone lying on the tracks. that person was uncooperative. there was a foot chase and at some point shots were fired. the victim is expected to is survive. trains are back in service at this point. we will have a live report at 11:00. >>> a woman hiking in menlo park fell over 40 feet down a ravine. the fire department used an aerial ladder truck t
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Oct 2, 2012 12:00am PDT
and bloomingdale stores and kohl centers and walmart and tiors are us are planning to hire more people. >> a aapologized after air brusng women in saudi arabia. it features a woman in addition to boy. women appear infrequently across saudi arabia. strict laws require women to cover most of their bodies in public. >> carolyn: we want to share very cool images. our photographer capres she is going shots of dolphins ridg the waves north of half moon bay. you can see they seem to be enjoying the surf today. it was especially warm out there. we can see why. >> dan: warm weather and still steamy in many parts of the bay area. >> we're in for a mild to warm night. a as we head into tomorrow, i want to show you a photo. this was sent to us by a viewer. bay farm island in alameda. you can see the sun was glowing there was absolutely gorgeous. hot day today and we are headed for another hot one as we head into tomorrow. get ready for that as we check out right now, live doppler 7 hd. you'll see what is happening. there is a few clouds out there. not anything in the form of fog, but higher
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Oct 22, 2012 9:00pm PDT
the time of the deadly accident and has, was tried as juvenile. he's now 18 so we are using his name. during an emotional hearing today rosen received maximum seven years, eight ms. for killing 9-year-old girl and her father. 2 were riding their bike on the sidewalk along treat boulevard in concord last april when they were hit. family members say the, they hoe rosen understand also the severity of his action while he's in prison. >> this is not as punishment but rehab. so hope the program changes him and understand what kind of damage he has caused to different families including ours and throughout the community. >>reporter: by law rosen will be released from the california university authority in three years at age 21 even though his sentence is nearly 8 years. he was tried as juvenile that's y. >> police in san francisco have arrested a man who sucker punched a 94-year-old woman in china town. it happened saturday afternoon at stockton and sacramento. officers say the man described as about 50 came up behind a woman and hit her for some reason several times in the head. she fell
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Oct 13, 2012 12:00am PDT
. the next thing we knew, the coast guard boat came in and got us off. >> they were like, put on your life vests, go up to the bow. the captain was going toward pier30 nan, but they were going down and they were clearly taking on water. joy it was scary to hear the report. the hole is this big and he was chest deep. >> the party boat they were on is called the neptune. the boat has a crew of four. one of the crew told us exactly what happened. >> we were off course navigation error. we were on the inside of the buoe and we hit little alcatraz. two one foot by one foot holes in the back. >> the crew and the party goers were rescued by the fire department and the coast guard. we were told there were no injuries and no one really suffered any kind of trauma outside of a little scare. now, the coast guard is trying to get all of the water out of the neptune and trying to tow it back into san francisco. so they will be trying to tow it in sometime tonight. live in san francisco, thomas roman, abc7 news. >> thanks very much. new fallout tonight from the occupy protests in oakland. and
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Oct 28, 2012 9:00pm PDT
with giants fans. many of them at civic center watching the game on a jumbotron lilian kim joins us tonight. >> thousands are out here in san francisco civic center. this is the place to be. the city is going to celebrate, major league baseball. people from all over the bay area came here to share fun with giants fans. fortunately tonight they pulled it out in the tenth inning getting the run they needed. celebration has just begun. police officers are here to make sure things don't get out of the hand. most of the crowd is sober because alcohol was not allowed. we'll have more tonight at 11:00 >> people everywhere celebrating in the streets of san francisco, waving their flags. this is 22nd and mission. you are looking live 7 hd. they are so jubilant this evening. live at at&t park tonight. sergio quintana has joined the celebration there. >> reporter: we're crazy out here. probably about 20 minutes or so. in just the last few minutes, king street has been shut down there. are sea of people wandering over to at&t park. you can see this huge crowd of people here starting to make the
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Oct 17, 2012 12:00am PDT
in piedmont and graduated from uc berkeley and ucsf hastings school of law. john alston shows us the outpouring of praise tonight. >> reporter: the memorial began with a video narrated by christopher stevens himself. >> now i am excited to return to libya to return the great work we have started. it is building a solid partnership between the united states and libya to help you, the libyan people a you chief your goals. the libyan people to achieve their goals. >> his brother talked about the last time they said goodbye several months ago. >> now that it is time to say goodbye, i don't see any reason to deviate from that custom. so my big brother, my best friend, i will see you next time. >> on september 11th, stevens was killed during a terrorist raid on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. three other americans also died. among the speakers was the libyan ambassador to the u.s. who said stevens stood with the libyan people during their revolution against qaddafi. >> we are sorry we cannot protect the diplomat who came to help us in a critical time. >> christopher stevens was
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Oct 8, 2012 9:00pm PDT
president didn't use last week. more space for a vice-presidential candidate to engage in that kind of attack given that the approval ratings don't matter as much. this is the white house. >> in the mean time mitt romney shted his fk daughter ternatnal affas durin the spch athe virgia military institeomne asted th prident sang theisk of colict in e mile et has grown under president obama leadership. >> time to change course in the middle east. that course should be organized around the bed rock principals. america must have confidence in our cause. clarity in our purpose and resolve in our minds. >> romney pledged to tighten sanctions on iran to force it to give up the nuclear ambitio ambition. he also promised to increase military asstance and coordination with israel. white house dismissed romney attacks touting the president record in iraq afghanistan and killing of osama bin laden. >>> there are unning comments tonigh from jerry sandusky on the eve of his sentencing for child sexual abuse. former assistant football coach released a recording to the penn state student radio station
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Oct 23, 2012 12:00am PDT
sz. >> [ yelling]. >> well giants fans are used to torture but there was no pain in the rain tonight. good evening everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. what a great night. we have live team coverage of the giants win and nick smith with fans at at&t park. john is terrainy street party in the mission district and rick is with the players tonight. >> all right let's start it off with mike here in the studio. >> boy, what a night. this run to the world series may even more magical than the first time back in 2010. giants busted open in the 3rd inning. bases loaded. no outs. single to left center. the score. comes around from second. buster scores from first. 6 nothing. the bases loaded 5 times in the inning. 11 times came to bat. villain of the series holiday fly out to the man he injured series mvp marco to end the game. let the celebration begin. giants going to the world series. 9 nothing game 7 victory. abc 7 news sports reporter rick kwan is live at at&t park and rick the celebration still going on. >> yes. the fans are still out here celebrating. latest editio
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Oct 30, 2012 12:00am PDT
on a fire that quickly spread. it sparked one building. fire crews had to use a boat on the floodwaters and scale an awning to rescue 25 people from the roof. >> in manhattan, emergency crews had to wheel patients out of a hospital. 215 patients were taken to other hospitals. >> also in manhattan, a crane remains dangling atop a condo building that is under construction. it collapsed under strong winds this afternoon. the street below has been closed off. despite the damage in new york, new jersey, could have it even worse. the story tonight from cape may. >> reporter: sandy made landfall in southern new jersey this evening packing 80 miles per hour miles per hour winds. record-breaking high tide and rough surf battered the coastline. roads washed away by storm surge and flooding. water poured into ground zero in new york. in walk away park queens they scrambled to rescue people in a fire raging out of control. in manhattan, more than 200 patients had to be evacuated and moved to other facilities. >> one thing we had not counted on, new york university hospital back-up power
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Oct 16, 2012 9:00pm PDT
. he wasn't e mailing. he was running with us. playing tennis. eating. drinking. telling stories. and extracting our stories. >>reporter: stevens has tie to the bay area graduating from uc berkeley and uc sf hastings school of law. >> oracle 72 foot america cup yacht being towed back to port after capsizing in the bay this afternoon then being swept out to sea. past the golden gate bridge. roughly 10 million dollar at that time may ran has extensive damage to its mast and under water wing. it flipped over in brisk winds. nobody on board was hurt, though. sky 7 hd was overhead just minutes after this happened. it all unfolded during a routine practice run just east of the golden gate bridge. crew remained aboard during the salvage operation. >> this is worst possible situation. boat capsized then went over upside down. they had to disconnect the wing big hard wing from underneath the boat to try to tow it back into pier 80. good thing about the catamaran is that it will be towed upside down were you the too much trouble. other really good thing is that larry own this is boat and larry
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Oct 3, 2012 12:00am PDT
news reporter was in the thick of it and he's live at oakland city hall for us right now. allen. >>reporter: two weeks ago the same demonstrators forced the city council to cancel their meeting. the plan this time by the city was to limit the seating so that police could control the crowd. city manager decision to close off the balcony for safety purposes setoff the crowd before the meeting even started. with limited seats the overflow crowd refused to watch on tv in a separate room. extra police were called in to guard the doors. l 30. will be no business as usual in oakland until there's justice for. >>reporter: they demand police report on the officer involved shooting death of 18-year-old allen bloom ford. police believe the high school senior had a gun when they shot him last may. >> we are just trying to get answers and we say it and say it and we haven't been able to get answers. at ever turn shut down. discouraged. treated badly. >> it pains me every time you me here d you lk autboui it >>port: cncil memr broopromed thelp und one nditio >>ut dn't jus come a ll. ecausehat
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